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Re: [CSS21][css3-text] letter-spacing, word-spacing and justification

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:50:37 -0700
Message-ID: <51CB703D.5000003@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 06/26/2013 03:33 PM, fantasai wrote:
> On 06/26/2013 01:30 PM, Liam R E Quin wrote:
>>
>> The default needs to be that letter spacing is not used for
>> justification of Latin scripts. I think the same is true for Devanagari
>> and Thai. Enabling letter spacing should not affect justification either
>> (although it should disable ligatures such as "ffi" and "fl").
>
> I'm pretty sure Thai adjusts inter-cluster spacing for justification.
> Spaces are uncommon enough that lines without them are reasonably common.
> See for example https://www.sasin.edu/images/gallery/hrm-course-16jan13.jpg

Here's a better example:
   http://www.sasin.edu/images/gallery/cimb01.jpg
Contrast the spacing on the last line of the first column with the line previous.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 26 June 2013 22:51:04 UTC

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